Science &Tech

Publish on: September 20, 2020

Washington D.C. [USA]: In older people without cognitive problems who experience a fall, the process of neurodegeneration that leads to Alzheimer’s dementia already may have begun, as per the findings of a new study. The findings available online in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, suggest that older people who have experienced falls should be screened […]

Publish on: September 17, 2020

Washington [US]: An international collaboration involving Monash University and Duke-NUS researchers have made an unexpected world-first stem cell discovery that may lead to new treatments for placenta complications during pregnancy. While it is widely known that adult skin cells can be reprogrammed into cells similar to human embryonic stem cells that can then be used […]

Publish on: September 16, 2020

Massachusetts [US]: Investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital are developing an artificial intelligence system with the goal of improving IVF success by helping embryologists objectively select embryos most likely to result in a healthy birth. Using thousands of embryo image examples and deep-learning artificial intelligence (AI), the team developed a system […]

Publish on: September 12, 2020

Washington [US}: One-hundred million light-years away from Earth, an unusual supernova is exploding. That exploding star — which is known as ‘Supernova LSQ14fmg’ — was the faraway object discovered by a 37-member international research team led by Florida State University Assistant Professor of Physics Eric Hsiao. Their research, which was published in The Astrophysical Journal, […]

Publish on: September 11, 2020

Washington [US], September 11 (ANI/Sputnik): The tech giant Microsoft said on Thursday that it has spotted multiple cyberattacks from Russia, China and Iran on individuals and organisations involved in the ongoing presidential campaigns in the United States. “In recent weeks, Microsoft has detected cyberattacks targeting people and organisations involved in the upcoming presidential election, including […]

Publish on: September 6, 2020

Paris [France]: The findings of groundbreaking research suggest that premenopausal women have good long-term outcomes after a heart attack. The research was presented at ESC Congress 2020.1 “Previous research has shown that women are more likely to die after a heart attack than men,” said principal investigator Professor Diego Ardissino of Parma University Hospital, Italy. […]

Publish on: September 3, 2020

Ontario [Canada]: A new study, posits that impact craters should absolutely be considered by space agencies like NASA and ESA as top exploration targets, not just for their invaluable post-impact geological records, but also — and perhaps more importantly — as prime locations for seeking potential habitats for extraterrestrial life. The study has been published […]

Publish on: September 1, 2020

Sophia Antipolis [France]: There is no evidence that blood pressure-lowering drugs increase the risk of cancer, according to the most extensive study conducted on the topic. The late-breaking research is presented on Monday at ESC Congress 2020. “Our results should reassure the public about the safety of antihypertensive drugs with respect to cancer, which is […]

Publish on: August 31, 2020

Washington [US]: Testing the levels of certain proteins in blood samples can predict whether a person at risk of psychosis or is likely to develop a psychotic disorder years later, suggest the findings of a novel study. The study, published in the current edition of JAMA Psychiatry, was led by researchers from RCSI University of […]

Publish on: August 26, 2020

Washington D.C. [USA]: New light has been shed on a mysterious and long-standing conundrum at the very heart of our galaxy. The new work offers a potential solution to the so-called ‘galactic bar paradox,’ whereby different observations produce contradictory estimates of the motion of the central regions of the Milky Way. The results are published […]

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